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  Alabama Gold Camp Lineville, Alabama Indoor and outdoor gold panning, sluicing and gold detecting is offered for a fee. Dredges and high-bankers may be rented, or you may bring your own equipment. Gold-collecting equipment sold at the General Store. Camping available, Prospecting Shacks for rent. 
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Show Dates


View the complete Show Dates listing or submit your own show date using our electronic form. Submit show dates at least four months in advance of the event for maximum exposure in print and online. Due to the number of submissions received and the time required to process them, listings that are not received...
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PROJECT: Gemstone Jewelry Box


by Thomas Gangi Creating a box out of semiprecious or decorative stone is a challenging project for the experienced lapidary. Any stone with a Mohs hardness of 4.5 or above will work well. You will need a piece of rough material that is large enough to be cut into a 3-in. by 4-in. slab. From...
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December 2011 Rock & Gem Kids


Rock & Gem Kids is a monthly feature that offers articles, puzzles, and a quiz with prizes for junior rockhounds.   QUIZ ANSWERS 1. Needlelike rutiles are called “Venus hair” crystals. 2. Bundles of rutile fibers in minerals like corundum create the optical effect known as asterism. 3. Brilliant white powdered rutile is used as pigment in paper, plastics and paints....
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Temporary Post

This website is currently being renovated, this is a temporary post needed for the designers to do their work. We look forward to sharing our new and improved website soon. Rock N' Gem Team.
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